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Last updated: 08/09/2015 - 15:57

This fall, Vans partners with renowned BMX brand Shadow Conspiracy to release the Vans x Shadow Penumbra Series as part of the fall BMX line. As the third project between Vans and Shadow Conspiracy, the collection celebrates more than ten years of the iconic Shadow Penumbra seat line, the first production BMX seats to utilize all-over prints and artwork in place of logos.

Last updated: 08/05/2015 - 21:35

Non-profit organization A Walk On Water (AWOW) in partnership  with Katin, the original California surf company, proudly hosted another successful surf ther-apy event on Saturday, July 18 at C-Street The Cove in Ventura, Calif., for children with spe-cial needs and their families.


Last updated: 08/05/2015 - 13:12

RED Digital Cinema and SURFER Magazine are pleased to announce the winners of REDirect Surf 2015, a contest for 11 short surf films shot on revolutionary RED cameras.

Last updated: 08/04/2015 - 11:50

With its new denim collection launching today, Patagonia is changing the way denim is made and raising the bar for environmental and human rights practices – using innovative, environmentally friendlier dye, Fair Trade Certified™ sewing practices, and 100% organic cotton grown without pesticides, herbicides, or synthetic fertilizers.


Last updated: 08/04/2015 - 09:48

With nearly 30 years in the action sports industry, Tim Weisser joins Smith as the new West Coast Sales Manager for its Sports/Outdoor Lifestyle Channel.

Last updated: 08/04/2015 - 09:39

Effective immediately, Smith is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben “Benny” Cruickshank as Sport Channel Communications Manager.

Last updated: 08/03/2015 - 15:42

Hermosa Beach, CA – HippyTree is excited to announce a restructuring of its California sales team. Andrew Walford is taking over Central and Northern California. Jay Sheldon will service Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara and the Inland Empire. Brent Locken is now responsible for the Orange County and San Diego territories.

Last updated: 08/03/2015 - 15:33

Today, etnies is proud to announce the Talent Scout Artist series. The collaborative series serves as a platform and provides exposure to select artists from diverse backgrounds and genres.  etnies teamed up with artists EWOK, Jim Houser, Juan Travieso, LURK, Nathan Kostechko, and Nicomi Nix Turner to design a Scout colorway and three t-shirts to compliment the shoe. 

Last updated: 07/31/2015 - 08:37

The Leisure Collective International is riding the next wave of their business journey with the announcement that Founder John Malloy is transitioning to an Ambassador and Innovation role within the company.

Last updated: 07/30/2015 - 18:00

The Surfers’ Hall of Fame added yet another chapter to its storied history today when it inducted three legendary watermen: Gordon “Grubby” Clark, a visionary surfboard blank manufacturer, Clifton James “CJ” Hobgood, a former world and U.S. Open of Surfing champion and John Davis, the first captain of the Huntington Beach High School Surf Team and local surfing icon.